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Staple Size for Carpet

July 5, 2022

Staple Sizes for Carpet – What You Need to Know

The minimum size of staple for installing carpet is half an inch, but staples that are bigger than this can also be used, with 9/16-inch staples also being a popular size.

Colors Go with Tan and Black

June 27, 2022

Colors Go with Tan and Black (5 Excellent Combinations)

When tan and black are used together in home decor, they can create a really nice balance. Tan will serve to add warmth to a room, while black provides an even, level feel so that the space is neither too warm nor cool. Here we will look at ways to use tan and black in home decor, and colors that go with tan and black.

How to Paint a Roll Up Garage Door

May 22, 2022

How to Paint a Roll Up Garage Door

If you have a roll-up garage door, you might be wondering if this needs to be approached in a different way than painting a regular garage door. Here we look at the process you will need to follow to properly painting a roll-up garage door.

Shower Pipe Sizes

July 5, 2022

Standard & Non-Standard Shower Pipe Sizes

If you are looking to replace your shower head, then you will need to know the size of your shower pipe to ensure the new head you choose is going to be compatible with it. Here we look at standard shower pipe size and correlating standard shower thread size.

Patio Slab Sizes

July 5, 2022

Guide to Patio Slab Sizes

Building codes require that concrete patio slabs be at least 3 and a half inches, but the standard depth of a concrete patio slab is 4 inches.This ensures that the patio is strong enough that it won’t crumble but not so thick that it will use unnecessary concrete and increase the cost of the project.

How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door

May 21, 2022

How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door

Glass doors are a sought-after architectural element in both commercial and residential buildings because they allow light to stream through a space, creating the feel of a brighter, more open, and airy space. Glass doors also look very modern and minimalist, which can elevate the style of a building.

Faucet Hole Sizes

July 5, 2022

Standard Faucet Hole Sizes and Guidelines (with 2 Drawings)

The standard size of a faucet hole is 1 ⅜ inch. This translates to 1.375 inches, or 35mm. Since this is considered to be the standard diameter of a faucet hole, you should assume that this is the measurement of your sink faucet hole unless the specification indicates otherwise.

Fascia Board Sizes

July 5, 2022

Standard Fascia Board Sizes and Guidelines (with Drawings)

A fascia board is a piece of horizontal board that is fixed in place along the end of a home’s roof eaves at the rafters. Traditionally a fascia board will be made from solid lumber, but in recent years PVC fascia boards have become more popular because they offer a maintenance-free alternative, and they are typically more affordable.

Carpet Padding Roll Size

July 5, 2022

Guide to Carpet Padding Roll Sizes

The standard width of a roll of carpet padding is 6 feet, and typically a roll will contain a length of 45 feet. This means that one standard roll of carpet padding will cover a space measuring 270 square feet.

Candle Sizes

July 5, 2022

Candle Sizes For Different Candle Types (with Drawings)

Here we look at the various types of candles that are available and the sizes they typically come in. Please find below a diagram that illustrates the common sizes of various candle types. 

Best Draft Excluders For Doors to Keep Your Home Comfortable

May 27, 2022

9 Best Draft Excluders For Doors to Keep Your Home Comfortable

Is your air conditioner unable to keep your room warm or cool? The reason for this is most probably the draft that enters your home from underneath the doors. To keep your home free from uncomfortable drafts and outside noise, consider a door bottom seal. By draft proofing your entrance doors, you no longer have to worry about the heat escaping your home.

Do Carpet Installers Include Moving Furniture

June 30, 2022

Do Carpet Installers Include Moving Furniture?

The answer to this is not quite as simple as ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ and for this reason, it is important that you discuss with your carpet fitters beforehand what they are prepared to do.